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Title:Group selection: The quest for social preferences PDF Logo
Authors:Salomonsson, Marcus
Issue Date:2009
Series/Report no.:SSE/EFI Working Paper Series in Economics and Finance 712
Abstract:This paper surveys the literature on group selection. I describe the early contributions and the group selection controversy. I also describe the main approaches to group selection in the recent literature; fixation, assortative group formation, and reproductive externalities.
Subjects:Altruism
spite
externalities
conformity
fixation
signalling
JEL:C70
D03
D62
D64
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:SSE/EFI Working Paper Series in Economics and Finance, EFI - The Economic Research Institute, Stockholm School of Economics

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